Google has discussed plans to add property for sale to its online mapping service, expected to launch next year.
Unlike in past years, online shopping increased more on Black Friday than on Cyber Monday. Online retailers touted deals earlier, and shoppers had much better access to the Internet over the holiday weekend than in the past.
Web firms including Facebook and Google write to Peter Mandelson, objecting to elements of the Digital Economy Bill.
The authorities in India block millions of mobile phones with no valid unique identification code for security reasons.
Jenna Wortham tackles readers’ etiquette questions in the Internet Protocol column on Gadgetwise. This week, she addresses errant e-mails and when to update your “relationship status” on Facebook.
On Black Friday, online shoppers spent 11 percent more than last year, but retailers are not sure whether the spending will continue.
Around 15,000 suspected pirates may soon get letters accusing them of illegally sharing movies and games and asking for cash.
In an in-depth review of Mac OS X Snow Leopard Server, Ryan Faas (computerworld.com) cites “performance gains, improvements to several collaboration tools introduced in Leopard Server, enhanced simple administration for non-technical users and new features designed for mobile access and for supporting the iPhone.” Adds Fass: “Snow Leopard Server is a tremendous value.”